Tag Archives: Wakeboarding

Idaho county to restrict towed-sports along Spokane River

Last week, an ordinance prohibiting boaters from engaging in activities that create “excessive wakes” was passed by the Kootenai County Commission. After three months of public hearings, amendments, and strong opposition from the recreational boating community, the Commission adopted the ordinance by a 2-1 vote. The ordinance defines “excessive wake” as “plowing or using any enhancement to increase a wake ...

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Shaun Moore joins Wakeboarding Hall of Fame as biz dev director

Shaun Moore Wakeboarding Hall of Fame

The Wakeboarding Hall of Fame (WHF) announces Shaun Moore as its new Business Development Director. Moore, a long-time supporter of wake sports and former professional wakeboarding athlete will direct the Hall of Fame’s business development department including developing and managing sponsorship programs.   The Wakeboarding Hall of Fame, now in its seventh year, was established to honor wake sports’ pioneers and significant ...

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World Wake Association joins forces with the Wakeboarding Hall of Fame

The World Wake Association announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Wakeboarding Hall of Fame. The agreement aligns the two organizations which share the same goals of preserving the history of wakesports and honoring pioneers for their contributions, in all aspects, not solely competitive, while ensuring wakesports history is accurately recorded.  For nearly a year, members ...

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MasterCraft partners with Meagan Ethell for “Let Her Rip” campaign

MasterCraft Let Her Rip Campaign

Today, on International Women’s Day, MasterCraft Boat Company is kicking off its “Let Her Rip” campaign to support the ongoing push to inspire and empower women to chase their goals, have confidence in their abilities and to challenge others to do the same in the water sports industry and beyond. MasterCraft and six-time world wakeboard champion Meagan Ethell debut the “Let Her ...

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MasterCraft partners with coaching app, Givego

MasterCraft Boat Company, a subsidiary of MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT), announced it has entered an official partnership with the digital coaching service, Givego. This exclusive boating partnership brings consumers direct access to MasterCraft’s world-class athletes via the app to allow for personalized video coaching and feedback at the touch of their fingertips. “Whether you're looking to step up ...

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Wakeboarding Hall of Fame announces new members

Wakeboard Hall of Fame logo

The 2020 Wakeboarding Hall of Fame has announced their 2020 inductees, each of them pioneering athletes. The group includes Shannon Best, Mike Weddington, Zane Schwenk, Greg Nelson, Kristin (Buster) Lutgert Cartwright and early innovators Brannon Meek and Rich Goforth.  The group also includes Lifetime Achievement recognition for pioneering wakeboarder and waterman Scott Harwood and recognition for lifelong boat manufacturer Walter ...

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Wake sport presentation shifts to safety advocacy

During his presentation "For the Love of Wake Sports" at the Discover Boating Experience during six 2020 NMMA boat shows, Zenon Bilas noticed a worrying trend among the audience. Few consumers knew anything about safety as it relates to wake sport driving and equipment. Bilas has set a course to change this. "There's very little information available on how to ...

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Wakeboarding Hall of Fame to induct 7 new members

The Wakeboarding Hall of Fame (WHF) recently announced its 2019 inductees. The 2019 Wakeboarding Hall of Fame Inductees are athletes, Thomas Horrell Josh Smith, Gregg Necrason and Leslie Kent, and photographer Josh Lechworth. Innovator acknowledgements for Bruno Rixen and Pat Panakos are also being named as the two foremost cable-industry innovators and lifelong sport promoters. The induction ceremony will be ...

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Correct Craft’s Aktion Parks opens new Florida location

Over the weekend, Aktion Parks, a subsidiary of Correct Craft, opened Elite Cable Park, in Auburndale, Fla. Mayor Bill Braswell, Commissioner Dorothea Taylor Bogert, Commissioner Keith Crowie, Commissioner Richard Hamann, Commissioner Bill Sterling and watersports industry executives attended the ribbon cutting ceremony. Afterwards, the park opened and locals rode the cable. Representatives of the new park said the park is ...

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Malibu introduces new 2019 22 LSV model

Malibu Boats introduced the Wakesetter 22 LSV, for 2019. The 22 LSV offers the most space for a boat its size. The 22-foot length allows for towing and garage storage with all the accolades the LSV family offers. It has seating for 14 in a traditional-bow design with easy access to the spacious front lounge area.   New advances in ...

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